Author: Kasie West
Series: Stand Alone
Genre: YA Contemporary
Published By: HarperTeen (Feb. 5, 2019)
Source: ARC Provided by the Publisher (in exchange for an honest review)
My Rating: 4 Stars!
Lacey Barnes has dreamt of being in a movie for as long as she can remember. However, while her dream did include working alongside the hottest actor in Hollywood, it didn’t involve having to finish up her senior year of high school at the same time she was getting her big break. Although that is nothing compared to Donavan, the straight-laced student her father hires to tutor her, who is a full-on nightmare.
As Lacey struggles to juggle her burgeoning career, some on-set sabotage, and an off-screen romance with the unlikeliest of leading men, she quickly learns that sometimes the best stories happen when you go off script.
Is there anything better than an adorable read in front of the fire place on a cool winter-y afternoon?
Nope, I believe not.
Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss, like most West books, was just so much fun. So cute and sweet and just the right thing to escape for a couple of hours and be left, by the very last page, with a smile on my face and a warm feeling in my heart.
Classic West with all the feels, friendships, and storyline that we've all come to know, count on, and love.
*All thoughts and opinions are my own and were not influenced by the author or publisher. I was not compensated for this review.*
Yay! Glad you enjoyed this. I can't wait to get to it. I love her books so much.ReplyDelete
I really do too, they are always so cute and fun!Delete
I started this one and then put it down to read another book. I need to get back to it. Sounds wonderful! :)ReplyDelete
It was really cute!Delete
Awe what could be better than reading about a first kiss, thanks KindlemomReplyDelete
It was definitely cute and fun.Delete
I still remember my first kiss. :)ReplyDelete
It's always nice to find a good read. A first kiss, how sweet.ReplyDelete
My first kiss was with my wife of twenty-two years. Nice review, Ali! -Tyler H. JolleyReplyDelete
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That is seriously awesome Tyler!!Delete
This sounds adorable.ReplyDelete
It really was. :DDelete
I like some of her books and I need to try more!ReplyDelete
Cute, sweet and comfy...hard to go wrong.ReplyDelete
sherry @ fundinmental
So very true!Delete
I love a book that can warm me from the inside. :-)ReplyDelete
Anna from elements of emaginette
Me too Anna!Delete
I really like her books. They are super cute. I still need to catch up on a couple of her books.ReplyDelete
I have at least one I haven't read yet as well. It's so hard to pick and choose sometimes what to read so I completely get it.Delete
I'm glad that you were able to enjoy this one a lot more than I was, I have to agree with you though, this really was a cute read!ReplyDelete
It really was. ;)Delete
There is nothing better than reading by the fire on a wintery day! This does sound like a cute read. Glad you enjoyed it! :)ReplyDelete
So very true!Delete
I like the sound of this book. Thanks for your review. Have a great weekend!ReplyDelete
I've never tried this book. I do agree that reading cuddled under blankets by a fire is the best (with a puppy curled up with you). :-)ReplyDelete
Melanie @ Hot Listens & Books of My Heart
A puppy definitely would have made it better!Delete
I've enjoyed some of Kasie West's books in the past, but others have only been so-so reads for me. I've had my eye on this one, because the premise sounds fun and interesting, but I've been hesitant about committing! Your review is very positive, so you've nudged me towards a yes...ReplyDelete
Lindsi @ Do You Dog-ear? 💬
I really hope you end up liking it then! It really was just cute and fun.Delete
I enjoy her books as well. I've still got at least one in my tbr to get to. Sooner or later, I will probably get to this one!ReplyDelete
Glad you are a fan of her as well!Delete
I love these cute small reviews that hit straight to the point. Cannot wait to read some Kasie West againReplyDelete
I've heard so many good things about this author! Her reads sound so cute. Great review!ReplyDelete
They really are just so cute and fun. They are great when you just need a cutsey pick me up kind of story.Delete
Reading in front of the fire? Sounds lovely. I'm glad you enjoyed this one. It sounds like a really cute read.ReplyDelete
Yep, my favorite in the winter time. ;)Delete
Though I probably won't read it, it does sound very entertaining!ReplyDelete
All her books are. :DDelete